Ambohitsorohitra Palace

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Ambohitsorohitra palace
Detail of presidential office in Antananarivo

The Ambohitsorohitra Palace is a presidential palace in the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo. It has only a symbolic role and is not a residence of the president.[1]

Political events[edit]

During a coup between Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina on March 16, 2009, the military took over the palace.[1][2] The military again threatened to do the same during a failed coup in November 2010.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Soldiers storm presidential palace". France 24. 16 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Madagascar soldiers seize palace". BBC. 16 March 2009. 

Coordinates: 18°54′42″S 47°31′28″E / 18.9117°S 47.5245°E / -18.9117; 47.5245